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Korean Grocery Shopping Directory

Korean Grocery Store Directory

Just a small announcement that I made a Korean grocery store directory for Brisbane residents. This directory will expand as I gather more information. I am particularly trying to focus on building a Korean grocery shopping directory for Australia. (Blessed those of you who live in Australia. :)) For the directory, please follow the link …


Bibim Naengmyeon is a perfect way to beat the summer heat! It's cold, spicy, sweet and tangy. Everything you need is all in one bowl! |

Difference Between Bibim Naengmyeon and Bibim Guksu

If you started to wonder what is different between Bibim Naengmyeon (비빔냉면) and Bibim Guksu (비빔국수) when you read my bibim guksu post the other day, I wouldn’t be surprised. Because I wasn’t quite sure which one is more accurate as the title either. Here is a beautiful picture of my bibim naengmyeon (top) and compare it with …


How to rinse the rice

How to Make Perfect Korean Steamed Rice (Step.2 : How to rinse the rice)

(This is part II of How to Make Perfect Korean Steamed Rice. Click here for part I and part III.)  After buying good rice, now we can start making perfect Korean steamed rice. The first step we need to do is to rinse the rice. Do you rinse your rice? I always do. The reason is to get …


How to Make Perfect Korean Steamed Rice (Step.1 : What is good rice?) |

How to Make Perfect Korean Steamed Rice (Step.1 : What is good rice?)

(Photo credit: (This is part I of How to Make Perfect Korean Steamed Rice. Click here for part II and part III.)  If you understand Korean food culture or Asian food culture, you know how important rice is to our daily life. Ask yourself. How often do you cook rice? I cook it everyday. …


Korean Pear |

Korean Pear for Korean Cooking

Let’s explore what Korean pear is and how it can be used in Korean cooking! What is Korean Pear The picture above has a few different names it goes by; Korean pear (Bae, 배), Asian pear and Nashi pear. Korean pear is my favourite type of pear in the world! The flesh is firm but …


What kind of cooking oil do Koreans use?

(Extra virgin olive oil, a picture from weekly chosun) A couple of readers asked me why do Koreans use so much olive oil in cooking. If you go through a couple of my recipes, you will soon notice that too. Well, to be honest, I have no idea what kind of cooking oil other Koreans …



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